Apple has announced the iPad Air, its fifth-gen full-size iPad (but it's not called iPad 5 as we expected). iPad Mini features: 9.7-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit Multi-Touch Retina display with IPS technology 2048*1536 resolution at 264 pixels per inch (ppi) Fingerprint-resistant oleophobic coating A7 chip with 64-bit architecture and M7 motion coprocessor FaceTime HD Camera (1.2MP photos, 720p HD video); iSight Camera (5MP photos) Height: 240 mm (9.4 inches) Width: 169.5 mm (6.6 inches) Depth: 7.5 mm (0.29 inches) Weight: 469 g (1 pound) .
With the higher resolution, we can enjoy more movies with better visual quality. To put Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air, you need to convert movies to iPad Air supported formats first and then sync movies to iPad Air movie library with the latest version of iTunes (iTunes 11). According to Apple, the new iPad Air plays H.264 video up to 1080p, 30 frames per second, Main Profile level 4.1 with AAC-LC audio up to 160 Kbps, 48kHz, stereo audio in .m4v, .mp4, and .mov file formats. This guide tells you how to convert video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air supported MP4 formats so as to help you enjoy movies on iPad Air on the go.
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Source media (video, commercial DVD and Blu-ray Disc)
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Step-by-step guide: Put Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air
Step 1. Load movies for conversion.
A. Load video. Click "Add Video" on the upper left to locate source videos.
B. Load DVD. Insert DVD to optical drive, and click "Load BD/DVD" to load DVD for movie to iPad Air conversion.
C. Load Blu-ray Disc. Insert Blu-ray Disc to BD drive, and click "Load BD/DVD" to load Blu-ray Disc for movie to iPad Air conversions. Note that you need a BD drive to read Blu-ray Disc instead of DVD-ROM.
Step 2. Set iPad Air format for exporting Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iTunes
Now you need to set a format for Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air conversion- click "Format" , find "Apple iPad" and select a desired format from its secondary list. Using the "iPad Air H.264 Video (*.mp4)" format you can compress a 100mins movie to around 800MB. If you'd prefer higher quality, click on "Settings" and set video bitrate to 2000kbps or above, this will bring better image quality and also bigger file size.
Step 3. Start converting Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air supported video format.
Click "Convert" button to start converting Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air optimized videos. If you would like to join several files together, just select these files and check the "Merge into one" box before clicking "Convert" .
Step 4. Manually Sync/Put Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air thru iTunes 11
To put videos, music and photos to iPad Air, iTunes 11 is a must. You can download iTunes and follow the steps below to put Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air. If you use manual syncing, you can sync items from more than one iTunes library to your iPad Air. Follow the instructions below to manually sync movies to iPad Air in iTunes 11.
1. Open iTunes 11, and press "File" >> "Add File to Library" to add movies to iTunes Library. Or just switch to Movie library, and drag the file to iTunes.
2. Connect iPad Air with your PC using the cable that came with your device.
3. Click the Summary button and select "Manually manage music and videos" (below Options).
4. Click the On This Device (your iPad Air name) button.
5. Click Add To on the right side of the iTunes window.
6. Switch to Movies Drag items from the left side of the iTunes window to the pane on the right.
In this way you can put/sync Video, DVD, Blu-ray movie to iPad Air as you like. The Blu-ray to iPad Air Converter supports latest released Blu-ray movies various video formats and codecs (MKV, AVI, MP4, WMV, M2TS, TS, Tivo, VOB, MPG, etc).